October 15, 2017 Issue

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Hot Topics at a Glance

Industry News

  • Dermira completes patient enrollment in two phase 3 pivotal trials of olumacostat glasaretil for the treatment of acne vulgaris.

New Medical Research

  • Intense pulsed light treatment for patients with hidradenitis suppurativa: beware treatment with resorcinol.
  • Fractional carbon dioxide laser for the treatment of facial atrophic acne scars: prospective clinical trial with short and long-term evaluation.
  • Treatment of acne scarring with a novel fractionated, dual-wavelength, picosecond-domain laser incorporating a novel holographic beam-splitter.

Clinical Reviews

  • Pulsed dye laser treatment combined with oral minocycline reduces recurrence rate of rosacea.
  • Comparative effects of schisandrin A, B, and C on Propionibacterium acnes-induced, NLRP3 inflammasome activation-mediated IL-1β secretion and pyroptosis.
  • The person-centered acne severity scale study.
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa is associated with myocardial infarction, but not stroke or peripheral arterial disease of lower extremities.
  • Uncovering burden disparity: A comparative analysis of the impact of moderate-to-severe psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa.
  • Role of demodex mite infestation in rosacea: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
  • The burden of illness of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea and papulopustular rosacea: findings from a web-based survey.
  • Treatment of moderate-to-severe acne vulgaris in a Hispanic population: A post-hoc analysis of the efficacy and tolerability of clindamycin 1.2%/ benzoyl peroxide 3.75% gel.
  • Nonablative fractional laser resurfacing in skin of color: evidence-based review.

Patient Counseling / Communication

  • Living with acne: belief and perception in a sample of Indian youths.

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